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Healthy Kids Step It Up Challenge

Step Into Spring with Healthy Habits 

We have exciting news! We have partnered with our new wellness platform, YuMuuv, to promote overall health and wellness in schools and the community. 

The Spring Healthy Kids Step It Up Challenge, powered by Health Action Council, is a national no-cost, four-week step program that encourages daily healthy habits and includes a virtual scavenger hunt to start participants off on the right foot for spring!  

Create a team for your school district and start stepping to model healthy habits, show leadership, and win money! Create and register a team made up of school administrators, educators, and parents of students. *Teams must have at least three participants. 

 
IMPORTANT DATES:

When: March 25 – April 21
Deadline to Submit a Team Name: EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Deadline to Register Team Members: Friday, March 22

 

Please note, the registration process to join has changed. Here’s how to get started:

 
STEP 3: ONCE YOUR TEAM NAME IS CONFIRMED;
TEAM MEMBERS REGISTER HERE

 

 
Prizes

The school district team that has the highest average total steps in the team leaderboard will win $1,500 for their school. 

Other team leaderboard winners are as follows: 

  • 2nd: $1,250
  • 3rd: $1,000
  • 4th: $750
  • 5th: $500

Separate prize: for Ohio Schools only, the top school districts (in each combined group) will win $1,000. 

Note: For Ohio – One school from each combined group will win. Two combined groups include OHSAA regions:

  • Central, East, Northeast

  • Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest
    If your school district has multiple teams, your district cannot win the prize money for Top Stepper AND placed winners or Ohio region winner. 

Compete in pop-up weekly mini challenges and win valuable prizes such as gift cards, Fitbits, gift sets, and swag!  

In addition to prizes, as a collective group, if we reach our step goal, we will donate $500 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Indiana. Let’s step it up together and give back! 

 
NEED ADDITIONAL HELP?

For questions regarding the step challenge or registration, please contact Noelle Reinhart at [email protected] 

If you have additional questions or need platform assistance, please visit the YuMuuv FAQ page, learn how to sync your device, or contact YuMuuv customer support

 

 
Frequently Asked Questions:

Please download this flyer to recruit teammates! Print it out and hang it around the lunch room, hand it out to fellow school leaders, or send it as an email!

All school employees, colleagues, or parents of the student body. Students are not allowed to participate in the challenge. Schools are able to create more than one team.

Team names need to first be submitted on this form. Once the Health Action Council administrator sends an email confirmation, team members can then register themselves here using the signup code 2024SPRINGKIDS.

Please fill out this form with your desired team name and information. Once completed, our team will reach out with a confirmation and registration instructions for your team members.

YuMuuv connects to a variety of fitness tracking devices including Apple Health, Fitbit, Garmin, Google Fit, Polar, and Suunto. To view a full list of connectable devices click here.

Yes, everyone on your team needs to sign up using the invite link at the middle of the page. The first person to register from each organization should create a team using this form so others can join the correct team as they register in the challenge platform.

Yes, participants can select “Manual Entry” when prompted to sync their device. *Please note logging distance or active minutes will not convert to steps.

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